Friday, June 1, 2012

The pain is all gone


It wasn't the first time.

And it would not be the last.

She could not stand them suffering like that.

She asked for his consent. He expressed his willingness in whimpering sounds. And the pain was gone – forever.

34 comments:

  1. Release.... very sweet! Hugs.

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  2. I am so sad now! Beautifully expressed!

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  3. Interesting story about decisions...

    Anna :o] at http://puzzelicious.blogspot.com

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  4. There is a lot of depth in that.

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    1. Thank you, Cathy. Yes, I have tried to imply a lot in these 33 words. Wonder how successful I have been at that.

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  5. wow at the way this gripped my heart. sadness in a well written way.

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  6. wow at how this gripped my heart. sadness in well written prose.

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    1. Thank you, Lance. I read your entry too and I enjoyed it as well.

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  7. This reminds me of when we've had to have pets put to sleep. Even when they are ready, I am not.

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    1. When I was writing, I knew this would be one side that the readers would imagine. Thanks for reading and sharing your ideas. I am encouraged by the visit.

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  8. Very moving. Like Janna, it reminded me of when we had to say goodbye to our beloved Lab.

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    1. I am sorry to have touched that tender cord. Goodbyes are always difficult. Thank you for your visit. I really appreciate it.

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  9. I believe that everyone should be able to choose the way that they go out. I know I'd be grateful for that kind of help in the end.
    Thanks for linking up, come back tomorrow for the new prompt.

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    1. I wonder if we all get that liberty. Thank you editors.

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  10. What a sad matter to write on Ruby, but it was a great piece! I don't think any of us wants to go, and whether a human or a pet, we all want to cling to life!

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    1. Thanks Maya. And yes, be it a human or a pet we all want to live. No body wants to go yet everybody goes away one way or the other and one day or the other. Interesting life.

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    1. The story does end on a sad note. Thank you for the visit Sandra.

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  12. Whoa.. very powerful! You wondered in one of your replies if you implied a lot in 33 words... you did!

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    1. Thank you Lucy. This is a great encouragement.

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  13. Very poignant and powerful imagery.

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Since every thought is a seed, I am looking forward to a delicious harvest.